Posts Tagged ‘technology’
In their 2015 statement “Create in Me a Clean Heart,” the U.S. bishops spoke out powerfully against pornography and offered hope and healing to those affected by it. This abridged version highlights the statement’s main points.
A serious challenge parents today face is educating their children about the dangers of pornography. Internet safety expert Ryan Foley provides five useful guidelines for parents seeking to raise chaste children.
In a world where multitasking is sometimes seen as a necessity, parents are facing a challenge in balancing work life with home life. A recent study explored how frequent parental technology use in the home can negatively affect both parents and children.
In his November 11 weekly address, Pope Francis spoke of the importance of families spending time together, particularly around the family table. He also cautioned against overuse of technology in homes.
Emily Macke reviews the winning articles from the New York Times college essay contest on modern love and finds hope in the students’ yearning for something more.
People tell me that they are not good at talking on the phone or face to face and so resort to texting. My question is, “What would you have done before cell phones?” Well, they would have developed their communicate skills and overcome their inability. But that is not the case today. Unfortunately, it’s far […]
After a disastrous “eating out” experience, Justin and Sara talk about how it’s too easy to settle for low standards instead of striving for excellence – a principle that applies to family life as well as restaurants.
Breaking up is hard to do. But modern technology, and especially social media, might make it even harder to really end a dating relationship, says researcher Scott Stanley. The rise of what he calls “soft” breakups could have effects on a person’s future commitment to a spouse.
Parents and other adults wanting to help children and teens safely navigate the Internet, cell phones and other mobile devices will welcome a brand new website, FaithandSafety.org.The website hopes to serve as “a starting point” for parents “who may not know where to turn, what to do or just need some quick information and practical guidance.”
In this Christmas season, many people may give or receive smartphones or other technology that can access the new social media. Social networking can be a wonderful way means of keeping in touch and reaching out to others, but it has a shadow side. How can we remain present to those who are part of our daily life?